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Frederick Charles Loofbourow (February 8, 1874 – July 8, 1949) was a U.S. Representative from Utah.

Frederick C. Loofbourow
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Utah's 2nd district
In office
November 4, 1930 – March 3, 1933
Preceded byElmer O. Leatherwood
Succeeded byJ. W. Robinson
Personal details
Born(1874-02-08)February 8, 1874
Atlantic Iowa
DiedJuly 8, 1949(1949-07-08) (aged 75)
Salt Lake City Utah
Political partyRepublican
Alma materUniversity of California at Berkeley

Born in Atlantic, Iowa, Loofbourow was educated in the common schools of Iowa. He moved with his parents to Utah in 1889. He was graduated from the Ogden Military Academy, Ogden, Utah, in 1892, and from the law department of the University of California at Berkeley in 1896. He was admitted to the bar the same year and commenced practice in Salt Lake City, Utah. He served as district attorney of the third judicial district of Utah 1905-1911, and district judge 1911-1916. He resumed the practice of law.

Loofbourow was elected as a Republican to the Seventy-first Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Elmer O. Leatherwood and on the same day was elected to the Seventy-second Congress and served from November 4, 1930, to March 3, 1933. He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1932 to the Seventy-third Congress and for election in 1934 to the Seventy-fourth Congress. He resumed the practice of law in Salt Lake City, until his retirement. He died in Salt Lake City, July 8, 1949. His remains were cremated and the ashes scattered.


  • United States Congress. "Frederick C. Loofbourow (id: L000435)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.

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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Elmer O. Leatherwood
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Utah's 2nd congressional district

November 4, 1930 - March 3, 1933
Succeeded by
J. W. Robinson